If you haven't been paying attention, video is essential for marketing real estate today. No longer do grainy or blurred snapshots of empty rooms get the job done regardless of how fancy your vacuumed carpet pattern is. Listings with video receive 403% more inquiries than those without. So, what are you waiting for?

Margot da Cunha, a Content Marketing Specialist at WordStream, has written an excellent article titled “8 Essential Tips for Real Estate Video Marketing” that lays out a step-by-step plan to improve your marketing results significantly. Take the time to absorb it.

video for your real estate listings, Eight Tips That Will Help You Sell More Homes with VideoWhether you’re a buyer, seller, or just a plain old real estate marketer, you know the importance of maintaining a strong, reputable, and attractive presence for your target audience. In such a competitive industry that hits so close to home (couldn’t resist), it is critical to market your business effectively and find ways to one-up your competitors.

If you have not hopped on the video bandwagon, then it is time to buck up and take the leap. Video has increased in popularity among marketers – and for good reason.

Real estate listings that utilize video marketing receive 403% more inquiries than those without video! Yet, if you are new to video, this can feel quite intimidating. As a past employee of a video hosting and marketing company, I understand this far too well. But I’m here to tell you that there is nothing to be afraid of! Video is not only a fun medium to work with; it is also one that can take your business to the next level. Here are eight tips that will help you sell more homes with video. read more at wordstream.com

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